Debugging – Windows 10 SDK

This post is for all who want to migrate to windows 10. (everyone?!)
The defrag tools which publish some nice debugging videos have also published a roundup for Windows 10 SDK. You have to throw an eye into this!


In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder walk you through the download of the Windows 10 SDK and the latest Sysinternals tools. We harvest the Debugging Tools for Windows, Windows Performance Toolkit, and Application Verifier files from the SDK.

Previous Versions:
Windows 7.0
Windows 8.0
Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 Update

Windows 10 SDK
Defrag Tools OneDrive (SIEExtPub, PDE & Scripts)

[00:00] – Windows 10
[02:47] – The USB Stick/OneDrive “Lightsaber”
[04:26] – Sysinternals Suite
[04:12] – Windows 10 SDK
[08:44] – While we wait… configure ProcDump as the AeDebug Debugger (c:\dumps\procdump.exe -ma -i)
[11:42] – Install the Windows 10 SDK MSI files
[14:23] – Harvest the Windows 10 SDK files for xcopy use
[17:45] – c:\debuggers\dbghelp.dll vs. c:\windows\system32\dbghelp.dll
[20:58] – Defrag Tools OneDrive
[25:12] – Environment Variables and Registry Keys
[28:20] – Quick Summary
[31:09] – Email us your issues at

Environment Variables – Symbols.cmd

md c:\My
md c:\My\Sym
md c:\My\SymCache
compact /c /s /i /q c:\My\Sym\
compact /c /s /i /q c:\My\SymCache\
setx /m _NT_SYMBOL_PATH SRV*C:\My\Sym*
setx /m _NT_SYMCACHE_PATH C:\My\SymCache

Registry Entries – WinDbg -IA (PDE).reg

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00





@=”WinDbg Post-Mortem Dump File”



@=”Open x&64″

@=”\”C:\\debuggers\\windbg.exe\” -z \”%1\” -a pde.dll”

@=”Open x&86″

@=”\”C:\\debuggers_x86\\windbg.exe\” -z \”%1\” -a pde.dll”